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Vacancies at the U.S. Embassy

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5 Aug, 2016

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The U.S. Embassy, is currently seeking to employ suitable and qualified candidates for the following vacant positions below:

Job Title: Financial Assistant, FSN-07/FP-07*
Ref: DOD016
Location: Abuja – DOD WRPN
Work Hours: Full-time; 40 hours/week

Basic Functions of the Position

  • The incumbent will be responsible for providing accounting and financial support to DODHPN activities in Nigeria.
  • S/he will perform accounting and financial analysis to support efficient operations and procurement practices and will assist in the implementation of the internal controls and general assessment of DOD-WRPN accounting standards.
  • The job holder’s duties include audits of procurement and travel vouchers, working with DOD-WRPN technical staff for specific programmatic activity budget preparation.
  • Additionally, the incumbent will be expected to perform financial administrative duties and will give work guidance to 3-5 contractors of DOD technical staff.

Position Requirements
NOTE: All applicants MUST address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified.

  • University Degree in Account or Business Administration is required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years progressive work experience in accounting, auditing or financially oriented business management is required.
  • Level III (Good working knowledge) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. Language Proficiency will be tested.
  • Knowledge of professional accounting, auditing, budget and finance is required.
  • Ability to provide leadership, direction, and technical expertise in financial management of public fund is required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, (Word and Spreadsheets) and Quick Books is required.

Hiring Preference Selection Process
When qualified, applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

Hiring Preference Order:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • FS on LWOP**

Importation Information

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility.
  • If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process.
  • Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
  • This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.

Additional Selection Criteria

  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply
  • Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule
  • The candidate must be able to obtain and hold the local security certification after selection.
  • Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.

Salary
OR – Ordinarily Resident – N4,766,721 p.a (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-07
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
NOR – Not Ordinarily Resident -AEFM – US$41,206 EFM/MOH – US$35,364 (Full-Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-07*

Application Deadline: 18th August, 2016.

 

Job Title: Management Specialist, FSN-10/FP-05/5*
Ref: A96121
Location: Abuja – Centers for Disease Control (CDC)
Work Hours: Full-time; 40 hours/week
Job type: Temporary Position Not to exceed 24 months

Basic Functions of the Position

  • The incumbent oversees the day-to-day management, administrative, financial and program coordination functions in support of a broad range of agency-funded Division of Global Health Protection (DGHP) program activities that are implemented by specific program offices, branches or programmatic teams in support of the Global Health Security Agenda (GHSA).
  • The work portfolio includes finance, human resources, procurement, cooperative agreement management, information management, and logistics.
  • S/he reports to Associate Director for Global Health Security.

Position Requirements
NOTE: All applicants MUST address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Public Administration, Business Administration, Management, Finance, Science or Health related field is required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years of progressively responsible administrative management experience in a public health field or a health – related international development organization is required.
  • Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. Language Proficiency will be tested.
  • Thorough Knowledge of management and operations, human resources, logistics, contracts, cooperative agreements, including applicable management operations related to the Government of Nigeria and other partner organizations is required.
  • Excellent interpersonal skills in order to coordinate with United States Government (USG) and implementing partners to ensure mutual cooperation is required. Ability to coordinate and negotiate effectively with Nigeria government and other partner organizations is required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, (Word, Spreadsheets and databases) and mathematical calculation with exceptional typing and keyboard skills is required.

Hiring Preference Selection Process
When qualified, applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

Hiring Preference Order:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • FS on LWOP**

Importation Information

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility.
  • If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process.
  • Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
  • This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.

Additional Selection Criteria

  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply
  • Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule
  • The candidate must be able to obtain and hold the local security certification after selection.
  • Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.

Salary
OR – Ordinarily Resident – N8,795,684 p.a (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-10
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
NOR – Not Ordinarily ResidentAEFM/EFM – US$49,804 (Full-Time Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-05/5*

Application Deadline: 17th August, 2016.

 

Job Title: Local Guard Coordinator, FSN- 07/FP-7*
Ref: A56014
Location: Abuja – Regional Security Office (RSO)
Work Hours: Full-time; 40 hours/week

Basic Functions of the Position

  • Incumbent is a senior member of the Defensive Planning and Support Staff (DPSS) member and provides supervision of the DPSS staff in absence of the Defensive Security Coordinator (DSC) and Surveillance Detection Coordinator (SDC) as required.
  • This subordinate Locally Employed Staff (LE Staff) member is responsible for the first-line management and supervision of the Local Guard Force (LGF) personnel and resources.

Position Requirements
NOTE: All applicants MUST address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified:

  • Bachelor’s degree in Social Sciences, Law or Criminology is required.
  • Minimum of three (3) years of progressively responsible experience in the commercial security guard business, civilian or government police, or military is required.
  • Level IV (Fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. Level III (Good working Knowledge) in Hausa languages is required. Language Proficiency will be tested.
  • Thorough knowledge of security operations is required.
  • Must be able to assess real-time threat information and issue orders for the immediate conduct of defensive operations

Hiring Preference Selection Process
When qualified, applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

Hiring Preference Order:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • FS on LWOP**

Importation Information

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility.
  • If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process.
  • Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
  • This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.

Additional Selection Criteria

  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply
  • Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule
  • The candidate must be able to obtain and hold the local security certification after selection.
  • Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.

Salary
OR – Ordinarily Resident – N4,766,721 p.a (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-07
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
NOR – Not Ordinarily Resident – AEFM – US$41,206 EFM/MOH – US$35,364 (Full-Starting Salary) p.a.
Position Grade: FP-07*

Application Deadline: 12th August, 2016.

 

Job Title: Senior Program Specialist – HIV Testing Services, FSN-11/FP-4*
Ref: A96123
Location: Abuja – Centers For Disease Control And Prevention (CDC)
Work Hours: Full-time; 40 hours/week

Basic Functions of the Position

  • The incumbent provides project support to the President’s Emergency Plan for AIDS Relief (PEPFAR); contributing to the development, implementation, monitoring and evaluation of HIV Testing Services.
  • Responsibilities include day-to-day program and administrative management, coordination and collaboration with other PEPFAR agencies to ensure that project implementation addresses program strategic objectives and internationally recognized public health standards and best practices.
  • S/he serves as the activity manager for HIV Testing Service (HTS) components of one or more CDCsupported cooperative agreement and a key contributor to the planning, development, and review of the HIV Testing Services (HTS) components of the annual Country Operational Plan (COP) for Nigeria.
  • Additionally, s/he represents CDC Nigeria on HTS issues at technical, policy and strategic planning meetings, including meeting with collaborators and donor agencies and also identifies training needs and participate in the development and implementation of training courses for partner organizations.

Position Requirements
NOTE: All applicants MUST address each required qualification listed below with specific information supporting each item. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not qualified:

  • Post graduate degree in Public Health, Medicine, Nursing or related field is required.
  • Minimum of five (5) years’ work experience in HIV Testing Services, prevention, Care and Support programs, including program planning, implementation, and evaluation is required.
  • Level IV (fluent) Speaking/Reading/Writing in English is required. Language Proficiency will be tested.
  • Thorough knowledge of HIV Testing Services (HTS) strategies, HIV prevention services, HIV/AIDS public health programs, method, processes, and techniques used to plan, develop, implement and evaluate results of HIV prevention programs.
  • Thorough knowledge of Nigeria health care system and structures including familiarity with Government of Nigeria (GoN) policies, program priorities and regulations is required.
  • Ability to plan, organize and direct multi-disciplinary project teams and activities and overall administrative requirement, budgeting and fiscal management in support of contracts/cooperative agreements/grants/purchase requisition is required.
  • Proficiency in MS Office, (Word and Spreadsheets) databases, knowledge of epidemiology, statistic and data analysis is required.

Hiring Preference Selection Process
When qualified, applicants in the following hiring preference categories are extended a hiring preference in the order listed below. Therefore, it is essential that these applicants accurately describe their status on the application. Failure to do so may result in a determination that the applicant is not eligible for a hiring preference.

Hiring Preference Order:

  • AEFM / USEFM who is a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran*
  • AEFM / USEFM
  • FS on LWOP**

Importation Information

  • Applicants who claim status as a preference-eligible U.S. Veteran must submit a copy of the most recent Member Copy Four (4) of the DD-214, Certificate of Release or Discharge from Active Duty, and, if applicable, a letter from the U.S. Department of Veterans Affairs.
  • If claiming conditional eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference, applicants must submit proof of conditional eligibility.
  • If the written documentation confirming eligibility is not received in the HR office by the closing date of the vacancy announcement, the U.S. Veterans’ preference will not be considered in the application process.
  • Mission HR’s decision on eligibility for U.S. Veterans’ preference after reviewing all required documentation is final.
  • This level of preference applies to all Foreign Service employees on LWOP.

Additional Selection Criteria

  • Management will consider nepotism/conflict of interest, budget, and residency status in determining successful candidacy.
  • Current OR employees serving a probationary period are not eligible to apply. Current OR employees with an Overall Summary Rating of Needs Improvement or Unsatisfactory on their most recent Employee Performance Report (EPR) are not eligible to apply
  • Current NOR employees hired on a Family Member Appointment (FMA) or a Personal Service Agreement (PSA) are not eligible to apply within the first 90 calendar days of their employment, unless they have a When Actually Employed (WAE) work schedule
  • The candidate must be able to obtain and hold the local security certification after selection.
  • Candidates who are EFMs, USEFMs, AEFMs, or MOHs must have at least one year remaining on their sponsor’s tour of duty to be considered eligible to apply for this position.

Salary
OR – Ordinarily Resident – N10, 948,692 p.a (Starting basic salary) Position Grade: FSN-11
In addition to the basic salary, all allowances will be paid in accordance with the Mission Local Compensation Plan.
NOR – Not Ordinarily ResidentAEFM/EFM–US$54,610 (Full-Starting Salary) p.a. Position Grade: FP-04*

Application Deadline: 10th August, 2016.

How To Apply
Interested applicants for this position MUST submit the following, or the application will not be considered:

  • Application for US Federal Employment (DS-174); or a current resume or curriculum vitae that provides the same information as a DS-174; plus,
  • Candidates who claim U.S. Veterans preference must provide a copy of their Form DD-214 with their application.
  • Any other documentation such as degrees or diplomas earned and NYSC Certificates/exemptions or awards.
  • A type-written and signed application letter specifically applying for this position, and addressing the minimum requirements as advertised. Please reference the job title and announcement number on the application letter.
  • Limit all electronic (e-mail) submissions to one entry/e-mail not larger than 5MB.
  • Please submit attachments in PDF and Word formats, not pictures.
  • E-mails received without the appropriate subject line and incomplete applications will not be considered.

Submit Application to: [email protected]

Click here to download the Position Decriptions (PDF)

Click here to download Application Form for Employment as a Locally Employed Staff or Family Member (DS-174) (PDF 1.78 MB)

Click here to download the Instructions for Completing DS-174 (PDF 2.40 MB)

Note:

  • Mailed (paper/hard copies) applications will NOT be accepted.
  • All not ordinarily resident applicants must have the required work and residency permits to be eligible for Consideration. A U.S. Citizen EFM does not have to be residing in country to be considered, but the sponsoring officer under chief of mission (com) authority does have to Be assigned officially to post.
  • Due to the high volume of applications received, we will only contact applicants who are being considered.

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